Live at the Marquee (video)

It took several years but I finally made it to a Social Distortion show. Many opportunities to see them did arise through the years, but for one reason or another I was not able to go, including having to miss because my daughter was sick. She is now close to the age I was on the night of that missed show. My how time flies. Band members have changed, and Social Distortion is no longer the young band I first fell in love with, but Mike Ness and the band sounded great. It was a lively show!

I had a flashback during the performance… I remembered playing their song, Winners and Losers (below) in the classroom while teaching the book, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde to tenth graders – played on my CD player, before streaming video. I remember one of my students saying, “My mom loves that band.” Sounds about right. πŸ˜‚ I incorporated music whenever possible in my reading and writing classroom; sometimes that included a brief history lesson on the musician or band. Kids today. πŸ™„ I am thrilled to have finally made it to a Social Distortion show. I will be equally delighted, in a more subdued manner, tonight, when I make my own music with my clarinet before unwinding my body and thoughts by a cozy fire. Sounds about right. 😌

Thank you for visiting and watching! Be well. πŸ’— Michele

If you missed my last Marquee video, click here.

Photo of me by JBG

Β© 2022 Michele Lee

51 thoughts on “Live at the Marquee (video)

    1. Oh yes, I couldn’t live without the music living in me. πŸ₯° My lesson planning was creative and multifaced- more work for me but worthwhile, keeping students engaged, and myself too! 😁 Thank you, Brad, for acknowledging.

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    1. They have some great lyrics. Timeless too! 🎢 That’s pretty much what a mosh pit is. πŸ˜‚ They can escalate to more aggressive behavior but mostly it’s a way for people to let out pent-up energy. Pushy adult playground behavior. πŸ˜‚

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    1. Me too! Fortunately, it was worth the wait. They were fun and the audience was too. It’s fun meeting people at shows. 😁 Nothing compares to watching a bunch of old men play like kids in a mosh pit. πŸ˜‚

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  1. Thank you so much dear for sharing the video , photos and inspiring your lovely written lines πŸŒ·πŸ™πŸ‘πŸ»πŸŒ·
    The singers very talented musicians πŸ‘very beautifully written about your music interesting 🀨
    God Bless and nice weekend dear friend πŸŒ·πŸ™β™₯️🌷

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  2. Well, well, well, look at you girlfriend. I love how you let your hair down, and regardless of the era, you went out and had a fabulous time! Good for you Michele my Belle. You were certainly a modern era teacher in the classroom. You never miss a chance to dance! Love it! πŸ₯°πŸ’–πŸ˜˜ Hugs and smooches my girl. πŸ’ƒπŸΌπŸŽΆπŸ’πŸŽ΅πŸ’ƒπŸ½

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      1. Girlfriend, just as long as you were having a blast, sweaty and all, yes ma’am that was indeed a good sign. Hit the repeat button and do it over and over and over again! Make this a FANtabulous day my dancing queen! πŸŒžπŸ’ƒπŸΌπŸŽ΅πŸ¦‹πŸŽΆπŸ’ƒπŸ½πŸ˜

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  3. mikemeyer949

    I saw a guy wearing a social distortion jacket at a grocery store in palm desert on Thursday. He had a very nice hat and watch. His whole look was high quality, expensive and well curated but, still understated with a classy, low key vibe. If they were traveling between Anaheim and Tempe that would be the right time for them to pass through the area. I might have seen greatness and failed to realize it!

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